We visited Tomte/Father Christmas at NK at the end of last week. Still, it is a 50% improvement on our trip to see Tomte last year…
Little O is growing up before our eyes so quickly these days that I might very well have to start calling him Big O on here instead. The weekend before last, he announced that his dummy (which he only uses at night) was now to be referred to as Frank. This puzzled me somewhat as the only Frank that he has come across is the huge combine harvester character in the first Cars film – and he is scared of him and refuses to watch thatRead More
After writing about the Stockholm globe from Nordpil, Hugo from the company contacted me to ask if we would like to try out assembling a globe and report back on how we got on. We jumped at the chance since Little O loves to look at maps and discuss where we have been and where we live. I decided that it would be best to concentrate on doing this crafting project with just Little O, so we waited until Baby E was napping. (Sorry, Baby E!)Read More
Do you remember that I said how we were interested to see how Baby E would react to his baby-swim classes? Well, he reacted in a way that we really had not expected. He screamed and cried when he was first in the pool during the first class, which was just what we had expected. And then at the second class he cried a little less. And then, four days after that, he started to strip off his clothes when he heard the water runningRead More
Toddlers really do say the funniest things.
Here is a bit of a conundrum: Baby E’s hair frequently ends up looking like a complete and utter tangly mess, but when it is freshly washed and dried, he has the most gorgeous curls. The problem is that he absolutely hates baths or showers. Seriously hates them. Getting him into water is a nightmare, a huge fight with flailing limbs and high-pitched screams. There was a stage about a year ago when he loved taking a bath. But then that suddenly changed. And itRead More